Encountering Global Environmental Politics: Teaching, Learning, and Empowering Knowledge / Edition 280by Michael Maniates
Pub. Date: 12/28/2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Recognizing that many undergraduate courses on global environmental ills, though well intentioned, erode students' sense of the possible, this collection of essays (all by teacher-scholars in the field) draws students and teachers of global environmental politics into classroom conversation about the overwhelming nature of global environmental threats, the tenuous and sometimes counterproductive links between knowledge and power, and ways of acting powerfully in the world in service of 'sustainability.'
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Table of ContentsChapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Of Knowledge and Power Part 3 The Classroom: Four Walls, Many Possibilities Chapter 4 Ecological Thinking: Studying Global Environmental Politics with a Wild Mind and a Mindful Heart Chapter 5 Teaching as an Ethical Enterprise Part 6 Knowledge that Empowers: Re-Learning the Basics of Global Ecopolitics Chapter 7 Global Environmental Politics: Impediments, Frames, and Tools Chapter 8 Imagining the State Chapter 9 Non-Standard Lessons from the "Tragedy of the Commons" Chapter 10 The Last Pocket of Resistance: Environment and Security in the Classroom Chapter 11 Civic Virtue and Classroom Toil in a Greenhouse World Part 12 Education Expanded: Paths are Made By Walking Chapter 13 Teaching with Theory Plays: The Example of the Ozone Layer in Renewing a Common World Chapter 14 Water Trade: What Should the World Trade Organization Do? Chapter 15 The Study of Global Environmental Politics in the Information Age Chapter 16 Confronting the Multidisciplinary Classroom Chapter 17 Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: A Service Learning Approach to Teaching and Learning Global Environmental Politics
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